2018 NGT Premier Event - Northeast (North)

PDGA logoSat-Sun, September 8-9, 2018 at Maple Hill in Leicester, Massachusetts
Amateur-only B-tier · PDGA sanctioned singles tournament

 

2018 NGT Premier Event - Northeast (North) graphic

Staff

Tour CoordinatorKolte Breck
Tour DirectorDave Feldberg
Tournament DirectorPat Govang
Associate DirectorSynthya Whitaker

About this tournament

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Competitor Handbook:
http://nextgendiscgolf.com/competitor-handbook/

Format: 2 day tournament with multiple pools and courses (as required)) based on participation level.

3 Rounds for all competitors in each division.

The PDGA competition is complete after 3 rounds with the exception of the following:

The top 5 competitors, regardless of division, compete in the final 9;
The top finishing Gladiator after the final 9 wins Gladiator first place prize package
The top 3 finishers (or 2 finishers if one is not a Gladiator) receive invitations to compete in the National Championship

Eligibility:
Must have amateur status through the PDGA; refer to Handbook for exceptions.

Ratings Based divisions:
Gladiators [MA1] Rating > 935
Knights [White] 935 > Rating > 900
Saints [Red] 900 > Rating

Player Return: 300% (based on nominal entry of $100)

Player’s Package and Lunches: 200% Return; All Next Generation Premier Event competitors will receive a players package valued at $170 with lunch and breakfast provided both days. The Players Package includes:

Custom Stamped Exclusive Driver from Latitude 64
Custom Stamped Exclusive Midrange from Latitude64
$10 Voucher to L64 Customs
Next Gen Premier Event Flat-billed Snapback Hat
One Pair of Shady Rays Signature Series Sunglasses with custom Next Gen case
One tube of Zanfel – the only stuff that works on poison ivy


Prizes/Payout: 100% Return
Each Premier Event will pay 100% to the field. The top 40% of each division will be paid with a combination of sponsor product and via an onsite store.

Custom Synergy Art trophies will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each division.

The winner of the Gladiator Division receives paid National Championship Entry ($200) plus $750 travel stipend,

Sponsor Prizes Available:

ZUCA Backpack Carts. Total number contingent on field size but will generally follow:

9 carts for fields of 54
12 carts for fields of 72
18 carts for fields of 90
Dynamic Discs Custom 2 Disc Set for the top 3 finishers in each division.

Dynamic Discs Marksman Basket (2) 1 each for Knights and Saints divisions.

Keen Prizes including 50% off shoe cards and towels;

National Championship Entry: The winner of the Gladiator division earns a paid entry fee to the National Championship worth $200 plus a travel stipend worth $750 to attend. In the event the winner declines the prize, the invitation will be offered to the next qualifying competitor and the paid entry fee and travel stipend will be forfeited. In the event any invited competitor declines the invitation, the next qualifying competitor will be offered the invitation. NG staff may, at their discretion, set deadlines for decisions to ensure fairness to all involved. An invitation is considered accepted once the competitor registers for the tournament at www.discgolfscene.com.

Invitations to National Championship: The 2 competitors with the lowest scores at Premier Events (regardless of division), plus the lowest scoring Gladiator, earn an invitation to the National Championship.

Forfeited or declined invitations will be offered to the next finishing competitor by score in the respective Premier Event until all available invitations are accepted. An invitation is considered accepted once the competitor registers for the tournament at www.discgolfscene.com.

Results and Ties: All ties may be broken by sudden death play or by any related disc golf skill event determined by the Tournament Director.

US Virtual Divisional Challenge: Competitors in Premier Events may elect to enter the US Virtual Divisional Challenge for an additional $12 when registering. There are two options competitors can choose from; ‘men’s’, who will automatically be entered into the respective division in which they have registered, or ‘womens’, who will all be grouped into one encompassing division. Competitors who compete in more than one qualifier may opt for the US Virtual Divisional Challenge when registering for each and each entry is treated as a separate entry in the US Virtual Divisional Challenge. All qualifier rounds will receive a PDGA rating, the ratings average of all three Premier Event rounds will be ranked against all US Virtual Divisional Challenge competitors in that division on a national basis using the competitor’s most recent rated round to break any ties and thereafter, if necessary, . If a players rating increases after the event it will not affect previously played qualifier tournaments and challenge entries.

Refund policy

2018 NGT - Region 1 is responsible for all refunds/cancelations.